Category: Life Issues

I Have the Power Face Mask Design Competition!

Do you know that we can play an active role in our fight against allergies, coughs and colds? We don’t have to sit passively with all that dust or germs in the air. You and I have the POWER to fight this together! And one way to do it is to wear a Face Mask…



Me Time is just for ME!

I’m a big advocate for Me-Time. Regardless if you are young or old, single or married, kids or without, I believe each person should have time to themselves, doing absolutely what one enjoys. It can be something that costs a LOT (like travel round the world) or have little costs (like having a long hot…




The Most Judgmental People In the World – Parents

I know I know… the title alone speaks of me judging all parents. Nonetheless, since I became a parent, I realised it is so easy to hold a superior ground to other parents, or to make sweeping statements about others just because you have one tiny baby. Now whenever I’m asked for an opinion, I…




Time Travel Back to Primary School

We are in May 2015 now. And someone asked if you were a time traveller, which time period would you like to go back to? Which date/month/year would you like to revisit, to reminisce or to reinvent? I recall I did a similar post on When Is Your Prime of Life? which explored the golden ages…




Lessons All Boys Must Learn

As I was looking at Nathan playing in the field, it suddenly hit me that there’s something special about bringing up boys. There are lessons that we parents have to teach our sons that are gender specific. Stuff that we must teach the boys and values that are applicable to the boys, and not the…




Developing Good Habits for Reading & Writing

We all know reading and writing go hand-in-hand. In fact, reading is essential in building a strong foundation when it comes to writing. The best writers are known to read excessively and variedly – giving them a natural flair for words. It’s my dream for all my kids to be great readers. But it’s not…




Bilingualism – My Woes Then & Now

One of the biggest struggles I had when I was in school was mastering Mandarin. Let me rephrase that, it was learning Mandarin. I need to be very careful here, as I’ve had sticks and stones thrown at me for being so lousy at the language and forgetting my Chinese roots and being a total…




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